Defense IT


Army acquires ruggedized combat computer tablets

Notebook-maker Getac is partnering with Trivalent to offer NSA-certified security on combat tablets.


Army: We will be challenged to maintain EW superiority

Army leaders expect space, cyberspace and the electromagnetic spectrum to be increasingly challenged.

Command and Control

OPED - Consolidating data centers the open standards way

A data center infrastructure built on open standards can ease consolidation and network management burdens.


Special: inside helicopter laser mine detection

The Navy and Northrop Grumman are developing a next-generation laser-oriented mine-hunting technology designed to detect undersea threats.


Navy upgrades Growler Electronic Attack

The Navy’s EA-18G airborne electronic attack airplane gets improved radar jamming, target location technology and air defense suppression capabilities.


Pentagon sees more AI involvement in cybersecurity

Former CIO Terry Halvorsen said fast-developing artificial intelligence will increasingly increase its role in cybersecurity and defense IT.


Air Force strengthens ground control data for satellites with cyber upgrades

Cyber upgrades will allow ground-based operators to identify and share data on enemy missile launches faster.


General Atomics claims railgun advance

Electromagnetic modules are said to double energy density for power-hungry kinetic weapon.

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